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Career And Education


The Cost and Payoff of Great Teaching

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 15 November 2010 12:49.

Profit of EducationYou want more great teachers, the kind that demonstrably raise student achievement, the kind students remember years after finishing school?


Black Males Missing From College Campuses

Written by Marjorie Valbrun on Friday, 05 November 2010 13:00.

(America’s Wire) - Walk the campuses of many black colleges, and you are bound to notice young female students strolling and talking, clusters of women having lunch together, classrooms filled mostly with women.

Improving Community College Student Success

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 11 October 2010 11:53.

As public concern heightens over current completion rates for students at America’s community colleges, a University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher has systematically examined 25 years of rigorous research in search of explanations of success and remedies for dropouts.

Restorative Justice Invites a Fundamental Shift in the Way We Think About Justice

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 01 October 2010 11:03.

Restorative justiceIn the last few decades, different programs have arisen out of a profound, virtually universal frustration with the dysfunction of our justice system. What distinguishes restorative justice from all these programs is that it is not a program.


A History of American Medical Apartheid Comes to NCCU

Written by North Carolina Central University on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 11:50.

Department of Public Health Education at North Carolina Central UniversityDURHAM – The Department of Public Health Education at North Carolina Central University will host a lecture and book-signing with award-winning author Harriet A. Washington, on Oct. 6 at 5 p.m., in the H.M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Auditorium.  Washington is the author of Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present, which examines the long history of medical experiments involving American blacks.  The book has earned several awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, the PEN/Oakland Award, the American Library Association Black Caucus BCALA Nonfiction Award and the Gustavus Meyers Award.


U.S. District Court for NJ Grants NAACP Motion for Summary Judgment Against N. Hudson Fire & Rescue

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 24 September 2010 11:24.

North Hudson Regional Fire and RescueRecently, the U.S. District Court of New Jersey granted the NAACP’s motion for summary judgment in a disparate impact case challenging the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue’s (NHRFR) use of residency requirements for hiring.